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January 1, 2017

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This wildlife status report looks at the wood bison, the largest terrestrial mammal in North America. This report summarizes the history and ecology of the wood bison, causes for its decline, current pressures, recovery and conservation efforts, and its current status in Alberta. It is part of...


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February 1, 2016

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The ferruginous hawk is a large raptor within the Grassland Natural Region of Alberta; inhabiting areas dominated by native prairie. It is currently listed as an Endangered species under Albert’s Wildlife Act. The provincial ferruginous hawk population has been estimated every five years since...


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December 1, 2015

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In 2008, a collaborative project was initiated between Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks and Alberta Environment and Parks to augment the remaining Canadian population of Greater sage-grouse in southeastern Alberta. Over a two year period (2011-2012) 41 sage-grouse were captured in Montana and...


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March 1, 2015

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The Milk River Basin Species at Risk Conservation Strategy outlines a process by provide appropriate management on critical parts of the landscape to achieve multi-species conservation. This year's report includes a summary of existing information on species at risk, identification of data gaps,...


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September 1, 2014

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Limber pine, a slow-growing, long-lived species of pine which grows in the Montane and lower Supalpine natural subregions of western Alberta, is listed as Endangered in Alberta. The goal of this recovery plan is to conserve existing populations and habitat while restoring populations across the...


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March 1, 2014

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The Milk River Basin Species at Risk Conservation Strategy outlines a process by provide appropriate management on critical parts of the landscape to achieve multi-species conservation. This year's report includes a summary of existing information on species at risk, identification of data gaps,...


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January 1, 2014

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Alberta whitebark pine, a slow-growing, long-lived species which grows in the high mountain forests of western Alberta at treeline and in upper subalpine forests, is listed as Endangered in Alberta. The goal of this recovery plan is to conserve existing populations and habitat while restoring...


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December 1, 2013

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In Alberta, the loggerhead shrike is considered to be a Species of Special Concern. Since 1987, a prairie-wide roadside survey has been conducted every five years to monitor populations. This report summarizes results of the 2013 survey conducted in Alberta, and compares results with surveys...


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September 1, 2013

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The Ord's kangaroo rat, a nocturnal rodent highly adapted for survival in arid environments, is listed as Endangered in Alberta. The goal of this recovery plan is to ensure a viable, naturally self-sustaining population of Ord's kangaroo rats such that the species is no longer at risk of...


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September 1, 2013

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The greater sage-grouse, the largest species of grouse in North America, is listed as Endangered in Alberta. The goals of this recovery plan are to enhance and maintain habitat for the greater sage-grouse and to achieve recovery of the species to a level that provides for sustainable recreational...